LP print service stalls
rkennedy at chaptech.com
Wed Sep 8 15:38:51 GMT 1999
HP's tech. support pointed me back to the OS as the source of the problem.
I searched Sun's site for info. and found a patch for the lp system. It
seems that if lpsched received a filename greater than 24 characters the
service would die.
The patch ID is 10359-10.
----- Original Message -----
From: cbrink <cbrink at allsportssupply.com>
To: <rkennedy at chaptech.com>; 'Multiple recipients of list SAMBA'
<samba at samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, September 07, 1999 11:36 AM
Subject: RE: LP print service stalls
> This is a limitation of the JetDirect card. A JetDirect card can only
> one session at a time (1 printjob, 1 lpstat). Sounds like your printer
> subsystem is not handling the timeout correctly. I would look into that.
> can call HP's Tech Support they are very helpful on these problems.
> Hi All,
> When our server receives simultaneous print jobs from 2 or more clients,
> print service stalls and I have to manually restart it (lpsched).
> I am running Samba 2.0.4b under Solaris 2.5.1 on a SPARC 20 and I'm using
> system V printing. The printers are connected to the ethernet using HP
> Jetdirect cards and administered by jetadmin on the Sun box.
> Any ideas on how I could troubleshoot this?
> Thanks in advance.
> Here is the relevant smb.conf info:
> workgroup = GROUP
> netbios name = SERVER
> encrypt passwords = Yes
> log file = /var/opt/samba/log.smb
> socket options = TCP_NODELAY
> os level = 65
> create mask = 0770
> directory mask = 0770
> hosts allow = XXX
> comment = Laserjet 4
> path = /tmp
> read only = No
> print ok = Yes
> printer name = laser1
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